People & Politics

Alessandro De’ Medici: The First Black Duke in European History

As the first African-Italian duke in history, he is often referred to as "The Black Duke of Florence." His life and reign, though relatively short, left a lasting impact on Florence and the course of Italian history.

Matt Ingram, the Black Man Who Was Convicted in 1951 for Staring at a White Woman

Matt Ingram was accused of “reckless eyeballing,” (the improper looking at a white person, with sexual intent). He was one of the last African Americans convicted under this law. The case became well-known by civil rights activist in North Carolina.

How France Brutally Responded to Guinea’s Demand for Independence in 1958

In the aftermath of Guinea's vote for independence, France ignored Guinea's request for diplomatic recognition and launched a deliberate campaign to dismantle and destroy the infrastructure and resources they had developed within the country.

List of African Countries and Their Capitals

The African continent is home to a diverse array of nations, each with its own rich history, culture, and government. In this comprehensive list, we present the African countries alongside their respective capitals

African Countries Colonized by Portugal

Portugal, known for its maritime prowess during the Age of Discovery, played a significant role in the colonization of Africa. As one of the earliest European powers to venture into the continent, Portugal established colonies that left a lasting impact on the countries they occupied.

African Countries Colonized by Britain and their Dates of Independence

The years of independence for the British colonies in Africa varied, with some countries gaining independence in the 1950s and others not achieving independence until the 1980s.

List of African Presidents Who Have Died in Office, 2023

Throughout Africa's history, there have been several presidents who have died while in office. Some of these deaths have been the result of natural causes, while others have been the result of assassination or other violent means. In this...

Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents in Africa, 2023

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang is the longest serving president in Africa and the world. He is closely followed by Cameroons President Paul Biya.

List of African Countries and Their Presidents (2023)

This is a list of African countries and their presidents, heads of state, heads of governments, and other rulers in the year 2022.

Top 20 Richest Men in Africa 2023: Their Age, Business and Net Worth

According to 2022 Forbes ranking, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest man. His net-worth is estimated at $13.5 billion.
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Charleston Riot of 1919: The Time US Sailors Unleashed Chaos on African Americans

The Charleston riot of 1919 was one of several incidents of civil unrest that began in the American Red Summer, of 1919. The Summer consisted of terrorist attacks on black communities, and white oppression in over three dozen cities and counties in the US.
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